March 2, 2009
Armchair travel no doubt began before there were either armchairs or travel, as we think of them today. The practice may have started as soon as people could communicate well enough to describe what lay on the other side of a mountain or a sea. It grew whenever an account rendered firsthand was reto
In the March 9 issue of America Patrick and Claudette McDonald make the case that married couples should cultivate the ancient practice of lectio divina to ground their relationship in Gods love. Over the years, America has published several articles on lectio
What I learned from secular seekers on the way to Compostela
This Lent and every Lent, we Christians profess that “the kindness and generous love of God our Savior has appeared” (Ti 3:4).
Obama’s First Days Vincent Rougeau’s essay, “Real Americans, Real Catholics” (2/16), raises the question of how we can build common ground with those who are visibly angry over having lost the election and the Catholic vote on Nov. 4. I believe that the majority of Catholic v